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  • Surrender to Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys all EU Laws [no control of Fisheries/Borders til 2020]

    03/20/2018 2:43:14 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oliver JJ Lane
    Full Title: Surrender to Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys all EU Laws, no Control of Fisheries, Open Borders to 2020 The United Kingdom will agree to follow all European Union rules after Brexit and keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition period to 2022, with further bad news for fisheries and communities in Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached in Brussels Monday. The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made the announcement in a joint press conference with Britain’s David Davis in Brussels, where the pair presented what was introduced as a “legal text...
  • British woman Anna Campbell who joined all-female fighting unit killed in Syria

    03/19/2018 9:20:19 PM PDT · by BBell · 74 replies
    A British woman fighting with a Kurdish armed unit has died in Syria, her father has said. Anna Campbell, 26, from Lewes, East Sussex, died on March 15 in Afrin while with the Kurdish Women's Protection Units, the YPJ. It is feared she was killed by Turkish airstrikes. Ms Campbell - who had dyed her fair hair black so she would not stand out - is the first British woman to have been killed in Syria with the Kurds and the first Briton to be killed in the battle for Afrin. Seven other Britons have died in the country while...
  • The Upside-Down Morals of Today's Britain

    03/19/2018 11:18:46 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies ^ | 3/16/2018 | Bruce Bawer
    In early 1999, when I first became aware of the Islamization of Europe, I didn't think that nineteen years later I'd be worried more about the future of the UK than about that of any other nation in Europe. Consider this. Martin Sellner is a leader of a group called Generation Identity, which is opposed to the ongoing Islamization of Europe; Brittany Pettibone, his American girlfriend, is a well-known online commentator on this topic. Both are law-abiding believers in liberty. On March 9 they flew to Britain. He intended to give a speech about freedom of expression at the legendary...
  • Thousands Gather in London Speakers Corner Hear Tommy Robinson Deliver Banned RightWing Speech

    03/19/2018 10:50:16 AM PDT · by Slyfox · 14 replies
    Brietbart ^ | March 18, 2018 | Raheem Kassam
    LONDON, United Kingdom — Thousands of free speech enthusiasts, alongside a handful of hard-left and Islamist opposition, gathered at Speakers’ Corner in London’s Hyde Park this afternoon to hear a speech written by Generation Identity’s Martin Sellner, delivered by former EDL leader Tommy Robinson. Sellner was banned from entry by the UK government earlier this month, for daring to lead a right-wing organisation which sheds light on Islamic extremism and mass migration on the continent of Europe. Robinson — formerly of the Rebel Media — delivered the speech to thousands who gathered in the snow at the historic Speaker’s Corner,...
  • Stem cell transplant 'game changer' for MS patients

    03/19/2018 8:28:16 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 30 replies
    BBC ^ | March 18, 2018 | Fergus Walsh
    Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a "game changer" for many patients with multiple sclerosis. Results from an international trial show that it was able to stop the disease and improve symptoms. It involves wiping out a patient's immune system using cancer drugs and then rebooting it with a stem cell transplant. Just over 100 patients took part in the trial, in hospitals in Chicago, Sheffield, Uppsala in Sweden and Sao Paulo in Brazil. They all had relapsing remitting MS - where attacks or relapses are followed by periods of remission. The patients received either haematopoietic stem cell...
  • Surrender to Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys All EU Laws, No Control, Open Borders to 2020

    03/19/2018 7:02:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/18 | Oliver JJ Lane
    The United Kingdom will agree to follow all European Union rules after Brexit and keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition period to 2022, with further bad news for fisheries and communities in Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached in Brussels Monday. The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made the announcement in a joint press conference with Britain’s David Davis in Brussels where they presented a “legal text which constitutes a decisive step” towards a final agreement, revealing the enormous extent to which Theresa May’s government has sold out the Brexit-voting British...
  • US 'will fail if it tries to split Europe': Germany

    03/18/2018 9:48:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 100 replies ^ | 18 March 2018 17:11 CET+01:00 | AFP
    US President Donald Trump “will not succeed” in dividing European nations against one another over trade, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier warned on Sunday ahead of a visit to Washington. In the European Union “we are a customs union and act collectively. It cannot be in the interest of the US government to divide Europe, nor will it succeed,” Altmaier told German business daily Handelsblatt. […] “Companies and consumers on both sides would foot the bill if the US and Europe tumble into a trade war,” Altmaier said. Meanwhile, countries like China that stand accused of flooding global markets with...
  • SAS sniper’s ‘one in a million’ shot slays ISIS chief from ONE MILE away

    03/18/2018 8:21:13 AM PDT · by Timocrat · 72 replies
    Daily Express - UK ^ | 03/23/2018 | Simon Osborne
    The elite sniper shot dead the terrorist chief with what senior defence sources said was a shot achieved at a range of more than 1,500m with a window of opportunity of just 15 seconds.Military insiders said the sniper was using a US-made McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle, which fires a huge .50 calibre round......The source said: “The bullet struck the ISIS commander in the back of the head and basically took off his face. He died instantly.”
  • PETER HITCHENS: The 'patriotic' thought police came for Corbyn. You are next

    03/18/2018 5:38:31 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 31 replies ^ | 3/17/2018 | Peter Hitchens
    Is THIS a warning? In the past few days I have begun to sense a dangerous and dark new intolerance in the air, which I have never experiences before. An unbidden instinct tells me to be careful what I say or write, in case it ends badly for me. How badly? That is the trouble. I am genuinely unsure. I have been to too many countries where free speech is dangerous. But I have always assumed that there was no real risk here. Now, several nasty trends have come together. The treatment of Jeremy Corbyn, both by politicians and many...
  • Kenny Everett Causes Controversy At The Conservative Party Conference ("Lets Bomb Russia"-1983)

    03/17/2018 8:55:44 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/12/2011 | MsKennyEverett
    (Kenny Everett holding giant fingers at :46) ....Lets bomb Russia....
  • Cambridge college holds dinner for ‘self-defining black and ethnic minority students’ [tr]

    03/17/2018 5:51:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 16, 2018 | John Stevens
    A Cambridge University college held a formal dinner for ‘self-defining black and minority ethnic students’ that excluded white people. Trinity College Students’ Union claimed the segregated dinner, which it boasted was ‘the first ever held in the college’, was a way for non-white people in the college to ‘reclaim some space’. But last night critics accused the students of imposing ‘a new apartheid’. This is the latest race row at the university, where activists have demanded that academics ‘decolonise’ courses by putting more ethnic minority authors on reading lists and a student play was cancelled after complaints about its lack...
  • Is this Britain's biggest sex abuse cover-up of all? Social services 'did nothing' to stop [tr]

    03/17/2018 5:47:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 16, 2018 | Guy Adams
    George Lowe has spent almost 18 years reliving the terrible night that his wife Eileen and their two teenage daughters were murdered. Woken just after 3.30am by the piercing sound of a smoke alarm, he opened his bedroom door and was immediately knocked back by a wall of thick, acrid smoke. Unable to make it across the landing, where Eileen, 49, was sleeping with their disabled elder daughter Sarah (the 17-year-old was afraid of the dark and often needed comforting at night), he returned to the bedroom, pulled on some trousers and clambered out of the window.
  • Exiled Russian tycoon was murdered 'then strung up to make it look like he had killed himself' [tr]

    03/17/2018 5:41:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 17, 2018 | Richard Spillett and Gareth Davies
    Exiled critic of Vladimir Putin Nikolai Glushkov was murdered and then strung up to make it look like he committed suicide, senior sources claim. The 68-year-old was found dead by his daughter, Natalia, at his suburban home in New Malden, south London on Monday night - just eight days after the nerve agent attack on spy Sergei Skripal. Mr Glushkov was one of the last surviving members of an ill-fated circle of Russian exiles - led by Putin's enemy Boris Berezovsky - who was also found dead five years ago.
  • Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

    03/17/2018 5:36:00 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/17/2018 | BBC
    Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said staff from the UK's Moscow embassy would be expelled within a week. It also said it would close the British Council in Russia, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St. Petersburg. The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats.........
  • British PM Theresa May to address party members amid Russia crisis

    03/17/2018 12:19:46 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies ^ | March 17, 2018 | AFP
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Saturday (March 17) address members of her Conservative Party, rejuvenated by the widespread praise for her handling of the Russian spy crisis but still dogged by Brexit. May's last major party conference speech ended in disaster as a cough, a prankster and a collapsing backdrop undermined her address - intended to restore her authority following last year's disastrous snap general election in which the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority. A pre-Christmas breakthrough with the European Union in Brexit negotiations gave her a boost, but she was again under pressure after pro-EU rebels within...
  • After thirteen days, do detectives really STILL not know how spy was poisoned? [trunc]

    03/16/2018 5:31:08 PM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    TheDailyMail UK ^ | 15 Mar 2018 | Gareth Davies
    ... Now police say his daughter might have brought it from Russia in her suitcase - but it is just the latest of a series of bizarre theories Thirteen days after Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked with a nerve agent in Salisbury, police appear to be no nearer any answers as to how the pair were poisoned. Theories banded around in the past fortnight include food poisoning, a bouquet of flowers laced with the deadly substance Novichok and the lethal toxin being smeared on the former agent's car door handle. Now, it is understood investigators have turned...
  • Wake up Britain or perish a starving shivering death

    03/16/2018 4:22:05 PM PDT · by citizen · 40 replies
    Ice Age Now blog ^ | 2 March 2018 | John A Brown
    [snip] For Pete’s sake get a grip. Three days of inclement weather and the country grinds to a halt. Before I was born in 1965 there were two notable winters with severe weather, 1947 and 1962 – 1963. Although the country did eventually succumb to the harsh winter conditions in 1947 and well as the winter of 1962 -63 it has to be noted that they succumbed in weeks not a matter of days. My own personal view on the matter, and I could be wrong, is that years ago people weren’t as affluent as they are now. Personal transport...
  • Unilever picks Rotterdam over London as corporate HQ

    03/16/2018 2:08:45 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 11 replies ^ | 15 March 2018 | Reuters
    Unilever, Britain's third-biggest company, will scrap its London corporate headquarters and make Rotterdam its sole legal home in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's government ahead of Brexit. The maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream last year announced a review of its dual-headed structure after fighting off a $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz.
  • Friend of dead Putin critic was strangled, British police say

    03/16/2018 1:18:05 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies ^ | March 16, 2018 | Tom Winter and Corky Siemaszko
    British police launched a murder investigation Friday after an autopsy revealed that a Russian exile who was critical of Vladimir Putin was strangled in his home. Nikolay Glushkov, whose body was found Monday, died as a result of “compression to the neck,” London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement. Glushkov's death was a eerie echo of his friend Boris Berezovsky, an exiled Russian oligarch and an outspoken critic of Putin who was found in 2013 with a rope around his neck — and whose death was initially a suspected suicide. It was reclassified as unexplained.
  • Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack - Johnson

    03/16/2018 1:11:25 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 37 replies ^ | March 16, 2018 | BBC
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is "overwhelmingly likely" to have ordered the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy and his daughter, Boris Johnson has said. The foreign secretary said "our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin, and with his decision" over the Salisbury incident. Russia denies involvement and said the accusations against Mr Putin were "shocking and unforgivable". Meanwhile, the head of Nato told the BBC that Russia has underestimated the "resolve and unity" of the UK's allies. Speaking during a visit to a west London military museum with the Polish foreign minister, Mr Johnson said the UK's "quarrel is with Putin's...